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Get on your Soapbox this May Day ...

Posted on Friday 28 March 2014 by James Webster

Interim Director, Polly Cole, talks about her arrival in Oxford, the tradition of May Morning and upcoming Radical Thinking show, Soapbox City ...

When did you last take a Stand?

Posted on Thursday 9 January 2014 by James Webster

Playhouse Producer, Michelle Walker, talks about the process of making Playhouse Plays Out shows that are for (and sometimes about) the community of Oxford, plus the exciting new PPO show: Stand.

Robin Hood - Sheriff vs Sheriff

Posted on Thursday 12 December 2013 by James Webster

Graham Upton, Oxford Playhouse President and High Sheriff of Oxfordshire, talks about getting to know his rival: Robin Hood's Sheriff of Nottingham.

Robin Hood - Rehearsal Diary 3, the final stretch

Posted on Thursday 28 November 2013 by James Webster

Assistant Director, Alice Malin, concludes her Robin Hood  rehearsal diaries with a look at how the panto has come together (hint: it's come together beautifully, get you tickets here).

Robin Hood - Rehearsal Diary 2, the young company

Posted on Monday 25 November 2013 by James Webster

We have another rehearsal room missive for you from Robin Hood Assistant Director, Alice Malin, who blogs about the panto's superb Young Company this week. Tickets available here.

Robin Hood - Rehearsal Diary 1, Songs and Speed-Dating

Posted on Thursday 21 November 2013 by James Webster

With Robin Hood just over a week away the Assistant Director, Alice Malin, talks to us about the first day's rehearsals ...

Robin Hood - How to Cast a Panto

Posted on Thursday 14 November 2013 by James Webster

With Robin Hood just around the corner, OP Producer Michelle Walker offers an insight into the casting process behind our yearly Pantomime ...

Michelle Dickson: on leaving the Playhouse

Posted on Thursday 7 November 2013 by James Webster

Director of Oxford Playhouse, Michelle Dickson, will be leaving the theatre in the new year to take up the position of Director, Touring at Arts Council England. Here, she talks about all that she's accomplished and why it's such a hard decision ...

Michelle Dickson to depart Oxford Playhouse after five years as Director

Posted on Thursday 31 October 2013 by James Webster

Director of Oxford Playhouse, Michelle Dickson, will be leaving the theatre in the new year to take up the position of Director, Touring at Arts Council England.

Evolve Artists in Residence: 6 months in

Posted on Friday 25 October 2013 by James Webster

Oxford Playhouse's Director, Michelle Dickson, talks about the exciting work our Evolve Artists have been doing since they were selected ...

On Tour with The Government Inspector

Posted on Monday 14 October 2013 by James Webster

Evolve Artists Flintlock Theatre, have recently embarked on their first tour. Here, actor Francesca Binefa, shares some stories about the tour and the company.

Neil Gaiman and Philip Pullman in conversation: podcast

Posted on Friday 23 August 2013 by James Webster

The OP Staff saddle up in support of the Playhouse

Posted on Thursday 6 June 2013 by James Webster

On Friday 14 June, the OP staff will be collectively cycling 300km on a static bike in the Playhouse’s foyer to raise money for Oxford Playhouse. Laura Sherwood, Learning’s Administrative Assistant, talks about what the event will entail and how it came into being.

President gets on his Bike for the Playhouse

Posted on Tuesday 4 June 2013 by James Webster

Oxford Playhouse's President, Graham Upton, will embark on a sponsored 300km bike ride in Sweden on Friday 14 June. Graham talks about the ride, previous cycling exploits and the importance of fundraising for Oxford Playhouse.

Evolve Artists in Residence: Encouraging the Spark of Creativity

Posted on Thursday 16 May 2013 by James Webster

Anna Glynn, Executive Director of Flintlock Theatre, talks about what it's like to be a part of Oxford Playhouse's new Evolve Artists in Residence scheme.

ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND AWARD OXFORD PLAYHOUSE WITH FUNDING INCREASE

Posted on Wednesday 30 March 2011 by News at Oxford Playhouse

ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND AWARD OXFORD PLAYHOUSE WITH FUNDING INCREASE

 

The Big Arts Give 2010

Posted on Monday 15 November 2010 by Jo Osborne

You may have heard that Oxford Playhouse is taking part in The Big Arts Give 2010, a nationwide matched funding challenge for arts organisations...

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Comment Book on Rite of Spring & Petrush 17/04/2014

I loved seeing how much the dancers enjoyed dancing the Petrushka section.

Comment Book on Rite of Spring & Petrush 17/04/2014

Loved it – compelling, energetic and wonderful – Thank you.

Comment Book on Rite of Spring & Petrush 17/04/2014

The most boring “Rite” and “Petrushka” I have ever seen.

Debs B. on Guys and Dolls 14/04/2014

Fantastic! The best show I’ve ever seen! Well done all of you.

H & G on Guys and Dolls 14/04/2014

We came for our first anniversary and I could not think of a better way to celebrate our first year of marriage!

Kate V. on Guys and Dolls 14/04/2014

What an amazing show – so professional and it looked so much fun to be part of – Well done!

Comment Book on Guys and Dolls 14/04/2014

I saw the first production in London in my twenties – and you know what – this production is the very best I’ve seen!!!

Comment Book on Guys and Dolls 10/04/2014

I’ve seen the film. I’ve seen 2 or 3 stage productions. This beats the lot. Well done.

Eileen & John on Guys and Dolls 10/04/2014

Came from Taunton, Somerset – for a couple of days and came to see the show. Know it very well – thought the standard was excellent – real confidence and subtlety in performance. Well done!

Comment Book on Translations 08/04/2014

Hadn’t heard of this play. Incredible experience – lost for words!

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